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Desire After Affect

by Marie-Luise Angerer & Nicholas Grindell

Desire is a term often used in conjunction with the subject. This desire is directed towards the real, which is defined as the generic core of the linguistic order. As a result of the focus on affect, the three...


Mindfulness and Letting Be

by Fred Dallmayr

Fred Dallmayr explores the benefits of mindfulness in respect to philosophy and theory, practical conduct, language use, art works, historical understanding, and cosmopolitanism. Students and scholars of continental,...


Naturalness

by Dieter Birnbacher & David Carus

In Naturalness, Dieter Birnbacher delves into an argument common in everyday thinking and ethics—the argument of naturalness. This argument suggests that what is natural is in some ways superior to what is...


FITlosophy 2

by Sharny Kieser & Julius Kieser

Following on from the worldwide smash hit "FITlosophy 1," this sequel goes deeper into the question: what is the potential for human performance? Hard hitting, courageous and in their customarily direct way,...


Posthumanity

by Brian Cooney

In Posthumanity, Brian Cooney examines this philosophically turbulent era, in which the products of our latest technology will include a new kind of reality, new kinds of minds, and new sorts of bodies for those...


Philosophy's Role in Counseling and Psychotherapy

by Peter Raabe

In Philosophy's Role in Counseling and Psychotherapy, Peter Raabe argues that philosophy is an effective method in treating mental illness. Calling for a paradigm shift away from the standard belief that the...


Autonomy and the Situated Self

by Rachel Haliburton

Autonomy and the Situated Self offers a critique of contemporary mainstream bioethics and proposes an alternative framework for the exploration of bioethical issues. It also contrasts two conceptions of autonomy,...


Book of My Nights

by Li-Young Lee

Book of My Nights is the first poetry collection in ten years by one of the world's most acclaimed young poets. In Book of My Nights, Li-Young Lee once again gives us lyrical poetry that fuses memory, family,...


Philosophical Issues in Counseling and Psychotherapy

by James T. Hansen

To become a counselor or psychotherapist, one must learn a confusing and conceptually disconnected array of theories, techniques, and ideologies. For instance, CBT, humanistic, and psychodynamic interventions...


Mules of Love

by Ellen Bass

Balancing heart-intelligent intimacy and surprising humor, the poems in Ellen Bass’s Mules of Love illuminate the essential dynamics of our lives: family, community, sexual love, joy, loss, religion and death....


Return From Exile

by Ermanno Bencivenga

In modern thought, possibility has been exiled to other worlds, in a move best typified by Leibniz. And the move has obvious repercussions in popular culture, where possibility is lived mostly as an exotic evasion,...


A Theory of Feelings

by Agnes Heller

A Theory of Feelings examines the problem of human feelings, widely understood, from phenomenological, analytic, and historical perspectives. It begins with an analysis of drives and affects, and pursues the...


Internarrative Identity

by Ajit K. Maan

A tour de force of scholarship and major contribution to the history of thought concerning the nature of personal identity, Internarrative Identity: Placing the Self asks how identity is created and examines...


Playing Pygmalion

by Ruthellen Josselson

Like Pygmalion with his Galatea, we create the characters of people in our lives. Although others appear to us to be who they just "are", there are complicated psychological processes, outside of our awareness,...


Fragments of Reality

by Petri Kajander

Fragments of Reality is a Zen-like modern version of insights that Bankei, Huang Po and others have said from ancient times.

Kajander uses Ramana Maharshi’s Who am I –method to enquire into the inner world...


A Wittgensteinian Way with Paradoxes

by Rupert Read

A Wittgensteinian Way with Paradoxes examines how some of the classic philosophical paradoxes that have so puzzled philosophers over the centuries can be dissolved. Read argues that paradoxes such as the Sorites,...


A Brief Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind

by Jack S. Crumley

A Brief Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind is written to engage the beginning student, offering a balanced, accessible entrZe into a notoriously complex field of inquiry. Crumley introduces four core areas...


Healthy Junk

by Sharny Kieser & Julius Kieser

60 easy recipes for making your favourite junk food into a healthy meal that has: No sugar, No wheat, No dairy, No grains, No preservatives, No additives, No colours, Paleo friendly, Nut free and totally delicious....


Self and Emotional Life: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis, and Neuroscience

by Adrian Johnston & Catherine Malabou

Adrian Johnston and Catherine Malabou defy theoretical humanities' deeply-entrenched resistance to engagements with the life sciences. Rather than treat biology and its branches as hopelessly reductive and politically...


Freedom in Resistance and Creative Transformation

by Michael St. A. Miller

In Freedom in Resistance and Creative Transformation, Michael Miller addresses the concept of freedom that is central to the grammar of Christian faith and important in a wide range of religious and nonreligious...